Category: Damascus

Assad blocks access to Damascus for EU envoys: diplomats. What is he hiding that he doesn’t want the world to see in Damascus?

Blog note: Damascus shall become a ruinous heap. End of note. Assad blocks access to Damascus for EU envoys: diplomats By Robin Emmott. Reuters•January 22, 2019 BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad has revoked special visas for European Union diplomats and officials traveling regularly between Beirut and […]

The Latest: Israeli PM says Iranian sites in Syria ‘pounded’. ‘Damascus shall become a ruinous heap.’ Most severe strikes in almost a year.

Note. ‘Damascus shall become a ruinous heap.’ End of note. The Latest: Israeli PM says Iranian sites in Syria ‘pounded’ Associated Press•January 21, 2019 JERUSALEM (AP) — The Latest on Israeli airstrikes in Syria (all times local): 1:15 p.m. Israel’s prime minister says the country’s military “pounded” Iranian […]

Russia said to tell Israel to stop airstrikes near Damascus Airport. Damascus is becoming a ruinous heap. Airlines don’t want to use the airport.

Russia said to tell Israel to stop airstrikes near Damascus Airport According to pan-Arab daily, Moscow preparing to renovate airport damaged in 8 years of fighting, says IDF raids deterring airlines from resuming operations By TOI STAFF. January 19, 2019 The Russian government has reportedly asked Israel to halt […]